Magnificent Metal Monday – Two BOTYs Boast Metal Panels

Both CENTRIA and Metl-Span have announced the winners of their respective 2021 Building of the Year contests, each for their unique use of metal panels. Throughout the year, both companies have held Building of the Month contests showcasing projects located throughout the United States. CENTRIA selected the River Oaks Baptist School located in Houston, Texas and Metl-Span named the BMO Tower in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

River Oaks Baptist School; Photo credit: DesignandBuildwithMetal

CENTRIA named River Oaks Baptist School in Houston as the 2021 Building of the Year winner, selected from a group of 12 Building of the Month winners. Designed by Jackson & Ryan Architects of Houston, River Oaks Baptist School features CENTRIA’s Intercept: Entyre panel. Wade Architectural Systems of Humble, Texas, supplied the panels and W.S. Bellows Construction Corporation of Houston served as the general contractor. Underwood Sheetmetal Inc. of Houston installed the panels. For an in-depth look at why architects turned to CENTRIA® for the building envelope, check out MCA’s Case Study of the project. For the full list of winners, click on the article featured in DesignandBuildwithMetal.

BMO Tower; photo credit: Building Enclosure

Metl-Span announced the BMO Tower in Milwaukee is the winner of the company’s annual Building of the Year award. A total of 12 projects were named Building of the Month for 2021, including the BMO Tower, which was designed by Kahler Slater of Milwaukee. Irgens Partners LLC of Milwaukee was the general contractor on the project and Muza Sheet Metal Co. of Oshkosh, Wis., headed up the installation of Metl-Span’s CF Architectural and CF Light Mesa insulated metal panels. Metl-Span is an industry-leading manufacturer of high-quality, durable and energy-efficient insulated metal panels. For the full list of winners, click on the article featured in Building Enclosure.

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